Reliance deploys Cloud X nodes in 5 Indian cities

Reliance Communications has deployed Cloud Xchange (Cloud X) nodes in five Indian cities — Delhi, Mumbai, Chennai, Bangalore and Hyderabad.

“We will achieve full deployment of our Next-Generation content and Cloud Delivery Network by the end of this year,” said Reliance Group Chairman Anil Dhirubhai Ambani at the Digital India launch on July 1, 2015.

“These Cloud Xchange nodes can help government departments access 240 times the amount of compute power currently available in Government data centers, andover six times the high-speed storage currently available in India,” Ambani said.
Bill Barney, CEO of Global Cloud Xchange
“Cloud X is changing the paradigm of Cloud Computing,” said Bill Barney, chief executive officer of Reliance Communications (Enterprise) and Global Cloud Xchange.

Cloud X is designed to deliver infrastructure provisioning in a few clicks and deployment ofcomplex multi-tiered enterprise applications directly on to enterprise networks in minutes, rather than months. TheCloud X platform supports network transparency and Cloud orchestration – key elements in accelerating enterprise applications to the Cloud.

Reliance is India’s largest provider of data center facilities with 11 centers, with a capacity of over 600,000 square feet spread across the country.

Image: (L-R) Deepak Khanna, head – India Enterprise Business, Reliance Communications and Bill Barney, chief executive officer, Reliance Communications (Enterprise) and Global Cloud Xchange
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